The project of the reactor from Doiceşti is that of a NuScale power plant with 6 modules, with a capacity of 462 MW, but at the same time the possibility of investments in photovoltaic energy production capacities is being analyzed, to complete the SMR type reactors, said the executive director of Nuclearelectrica, Cosmin Ghiţă.
“Overall, I think we will have an installed capacity of 600 MW, but we need to confirm this in our engineering and design studies,” said Cosmin Ghita.
Nuclearelectrica, NuScale and E-Infra have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of the first small modular reactor (SMR) in Romania on the site of the former thermal power plant in Doicești, Dâmbovița County.
Following the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), the companies will carry out engineering studies, technical analysis and licensing and authorization activities on the site in Doicești, Dâmbovița County, the location selected for the implementation of the first NuScale VOYGR plant, Nuclearelectrica announced.
Specifically, the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlines the significant milestones for Nuclearelectrica and NuScale in the development of safe and affordable, low-carbon in-band electricity generation technology at the Doicești site owned by Nova Power & Gas, E-Infra Holding. Following the Memorandum of Understanding, the companies will advance the analyzes for the implementation in this decade of a NuScale power plant with 6 modules, 462 MWe on the Doicești site. It is estimated that the 6-module NuScale plant will generate 193 permanent jobs in the plant, 1,500 jobs in construction, 2,300 jobs in production and will help Romania avoid the release of 4 million tons of CO2 into the atmosphere per year.